Athletics News of Monday, 24 June 2019
The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) on Saturday, June 22, celebrated the 2019 Edition of the Olympic Working day Operate in Koforidua, in the Eastern Area.
The Olympic Working day Operate is a working day established aside to boost the spirit of Olympism, unity and the great importance and part of athletics in making peace and enjoy.
The celebration, which was patronized by officials of the GOC, preserve fit golf equipment, students, the Jap Regional Athletics Directorate, observed participants engaged in a five-kilometer health walk as a result of some principal streets of Koforidua and was climaxed by aerobics and tree planting session.
Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), encouraged Ghanaians to have interaction in sporting actions on a frequent basis in purchase to be in shape and wholesome.
He said the GOC added tree planting exercise to the pursuits, as a variety of great importance of the ecosystem to athletics and appreciation of all-natural assets.
In accordance to the GOC president, the Olympic rings depict the 5 continents of the globe and the style and design, which signifies united by Olympism was an mental house owned by the Global Olympic Committee (IOC) which Ghana is a member.
Mrs. Gifty Horsu – Fianu, Eastern Area Director of Sporting activities who represented the National Sporting activities Authority (NSA) expressed appreciation to the GOC for web hosting the occasion in Koforidua.
Mr. Eric Kwakye Darfour, the Regional Minister and Member of Parliament for Nkawkaw, who took section in the tree planting mentioned athletics had a lot of added benefits and was an avenue for transforming life.
He commended the organisers for a profitable celebration and advised the students to choose their scientific tests and athletics critical.
The 2019 Olympic Day celebration was sponsored by Toyota Ghana, Twellium Industries and Indomie.